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sanguĭno , āre, v. n. id..
I. Lit., to be bloody; to bleed, run with blood (postAug. and very rare): “femina sanguinans (in menstruation),Tert. adv. Marc. 4, 20: “lacertos sanguinantes porrigere,Quint. Decl. 10, 8; 10, 18.—
B. Transf., to be of a blood-color: unda purpureis profundis, Sol. poët. in Anthol. Lat. II. p. 384 Burm. (234 Meyer): “colubrum veneno noxio colla sanguinantem,App. M. 5, p. 160, 20 (cf.: “sanguineae jubae anguium,Verg. A. 2, 207). —*
II. Trop., to be blood-thirsty, sanguinary: “sanguinans eloquentia (sc. delatorum),Tac. Or. 12.
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